Announced to end this past week, Halo Infinite's lead multiplayer designer Andrew Witts announced that he would be departing from 343 Industries. "Today was my last day at 343 Industries. It's been an honor leading the MP design team over these years. Thank you to all Halo fans for your feedback over the years. We made this game for you," Witts said on social media. When it comes to what Witts is doing in the future, his plans weren't revealed just yet. "Going to take some time off to relax and recharge but I'm excited what's next!" he went on to say.
Today was my last day at 343 Industries. It’s been an honor leading the MP design team over these years. Thank you to all @Halo fans for your feedback over the years. We made this game for you.— Andrew Witts (@RevivedAntihero) March 5, 2022
Going to take some time off to relax and recharge but I’m excited what’s next! pic.twitter.com/3uXaKIP28g
Obviously, to see such a prominent person of Halo Infinite's development team step away from 343 Industries might be a bit of a cause for concern, especially since the title's multiplayer mode is still growing. That being said, it has become somewhat common for a number of developers around the industry to move on from a studio after recently shipping a product. Given that Halo Infinite has now finally gotten out the door, Witts seemed to feel that it was time for him to pursue another venture. Whether or not this decision will end up playing a role with Halo Infinite's multiplayer mode in the future remains to be seen, but it's likely that 343 has already been preparing for a future without Witts for a bit now.
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